overall
36
51
style
Brewed by Caledonian (Heineken UK)
Style: Bitter
Edinburgh, Scotland
Serve in English pint

bottling
unknown

on tap
available

distribution
unknown

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RATINGS: 132   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.99/5   EST. CALORIES: 123   ABV: 4.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cask: Regular.

Russet-brown best bitter with a malty fruit aroma and a good balance of dryness.

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3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Maverick34 (3186) - New York, USA - APR 19, 2009
Draft. Pours a nice creamy brown with toffee and caramels to taste. Very good, and very well done for my $.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Fin (10382) - Merton, Oxfordshire, England, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - DEC 29, 2008
Cask at The Bell, Banbury, Oxon 28-12-08. Had three pints of this and found it most enjoyable. Poured mid brown but with good clarity and with a nice white head. Good full on fruity malty beer, little bit of soft fudge and toffee and a nice bitterness. Really decent and in great nick. A6 A5 F7 P4 OV14

2.7
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Rune (12344) - Troms, NORWAY - NOV 1, 2008
Half pint served at a perfect temperature at Cask & Barrel, Edinburgh. Clear, amber body under a white, lacing-head. Rather discreet floral-malty aroma. Caramel malts in flavour, becoming gradually more bitter towards the ending. Foamy in the mouth (23.10.2008).

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hughie (3996) - Bedford, Bedfordshire, ENGLAND - OCT 26, 2008
Cask, gravity, at Wellington Arms, Bedford, in the Welly Winter Festival of Ale. Amber. Buttery aroma. Sweet fruity taste with mid bitter finish. Very nice,

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
JK54B (1602) - Helsinki, FINLAND - SEP 30, 2008
Tasted at Gallows Bird RALE 05. Dark copper brown colour. Some hints of toffee and vanillium in the taste. Also some fruitiness.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
yespr (44223) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 14, 2008
Perhaps herok and howels single malt From cask. Pours clear and golden orange with a fully gone head. Dry malty and slight spiced aroma. Smooth and malty flavour with a mild breadish touch. Medium dry and slight bitter finish. Nice one.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
KimJohansen (10492) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - SEP 13, 2008
Clear dark amber with tiny off white head. Sweet fruity aroma with toasted malt and caramel notes. Sweet and somewhat earthy flavour with caramel notes. Ends sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
AskForJenny (1082) - Ontario, New York, USA - SEP 8, 2008
Pint on tap at The Drum and Monkey in Glasgow. Copper color with light tan head. Creamy taste with a whisky malt nose. Really pleasant, with malty mouthfeel and Scotch whisky finish.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Skinnyviking (9498) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - AUG 16, 2008
Cask. Low lasting creamy off-white head. Dark clear amber body. Distinct barley malt aroma with caramel and honey. Sweet barley malt flavor with a bit of caramel but little hops bitterness. Low carbonation, short aftertaste.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
joe19612 (2853) - camberley, Surrey, ENGLAND - AUG 10, 2008
Cask at GBBF 2008. Pours a pure dark amber colour with a thin white head. The aroma is all malt with a hint of caramel. The flavor is off sweet malt, with hop bitterness that comes through.


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